Bacurnay Is New Palace Official

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union - Provincial Board Member Henry Bacurnay has resigned from the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP or Provincial Board) after being appointed Undersecretary for External Affairs in the Office of the Executive Secretary in Malacañang.

Bacurnay has been replaced in the SP by his wife, Nancy Bacurnay, effective yesterday.

The second termer in the Provincial Board said he will be working closely with Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa for the realization of the plans and programs of President Benigno S. Aquino III.

Although saddened that he will be leaving his elective post in La Union, Bacurnay said it was a pleasure to receive the President's appointment and render public service under his new position.

Bacurnay is a long-time member of Aquino's Liberal Party.